Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, March 07, 1920, Page 7, Image 7

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Appoint Him to Honorary Po
sition On the National
Council, Which, the Gen
eral Accepts.
Choristers to Sing at Both
Services at the Cathedral
The choristers of St. Cecilia
cathedral are now singing at both
of the Sunday service at the cathe
dral, having nearly completed their
first yeas of training. A new fea
ture at the cathidral is the proces
sional hymn, which is sung before
and after each service.
The mixed chorus will sing the
famous mass by Palestrina at the 11
o'clock service today, and the motet
will be Arkadelt's "Ave Marie." The
processional hymn will be- "Panis
Angelicus." ThVlenedictus will be
sune by Master William Dozier and
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jJViaSier James n".ci. mi. .n. m
Dick is. the cathedral cantor and
will sing the proper of the mass as
usual: Mr. Henry Moore and Mr.
Paul Kisicki wilt also assist as can
tors. -
Woman Economy Head Will
Open Fair Price Court Here
Mrs. Charles G. Ryan of Grand
Island, federal fait price commis
sioner for Nebraska, will establish
headquarters In the south court
room on the third flodr of the fed
eral building in Omaha this week
and from there direct her campaign
against high prices and profiteering.
She will organize Omaha women
against extravagant buying.
Farewell Dinner Is Given
To E. H. Ward by Co-workers
A complimentary dinner for E. H.
Ward was given at the Hotel Fon
tcnelle Friday evening. Fifty em
ployes of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass
company presented Mr. Ward with
a watch in token of the high regard
in which they hold him.
Mr .Wara has been in the employ
of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass com
pany and the Midland Glass and
Pa-nt company for IS years. He
leaves the Pittsburgh Plate Glass
company to assume charge of the
office and ct edits of the Burgess
Nash coiupa.iyv "
F. W. Judion acted as toastmas-
ter. Musical selections were given
h Howard T. R. Judson, Harvey
Cnristenscn, Miss Rose Whitebook
and Mist Irene Sullivan.
Stereopticon Views of
, River Drive to Be Shown
Stereopticon views of the pro
posed river drive will be shown by
George Morton of the city planning
board, at a meeting of the Deer
Park Improvement club in Vinton
school Monday night at 8. Mr.
Morton will also speak on the pro
posed zoning system as applied to
the city.
Bee Want Ads Produce Results.
Head and Gurney Will
Address the 'Ad-Sellers
Monday evening has 'been desig
nated as financial night at the Advertising-Selling
league meeting at
the Foitenelle, and following the
regular weekly dinner at 6 o'clock,
two well known bankers will speak,
Walter V. Head, president of the
Omaha National bank, will talk on
"Our Present Financial Conditions,"
telling something of the past, the
present, and what in his judgment
the future holds in store for us. E.
R. Gurney, president of the Lion
Bonding and Surety company, and
formerly president of the First Na
tional Bank of Fremont, is to talk
on the subject. "After All." which
will in a way combine the human
element as he has found it affecting
Figures Show Omaha Active
During Father and Son Week
' -Twenty-six Omaha churches took
an active part in the promotiou of
the Father and Son movement dur
ing the week, February 15-22, ac
cording to figures compiled by the
Boys' Work division of the Y. M.
C. A. under the leadrshlp of Sunt.
J. H. Beveridge of the Omana
schools. Banquets during the week
were attended by 2,084 fathers and
sons, and 3,994 fathers and sons
took a definite part in the observ
ance of the week.
Woman Is Named as Aid In
Police Bertillon Bureau
Mrs. Emily B. Byram, 1122 South
Thirty-third street, hat been to- .
pointed assistant Bertillon expert in
the bureau of identification at cen
tral police station. She succeeds
Sergeant of Police Julius Mansfield,
who was transferred to the position
of desk sergeant. ,
Brings Divorce Action
Lincoln, Neb., March ((Spe
cialsWalter Coussins, who was
married in Omaha in 1918 to Made
line, has filed suit for divorce here,
alleging that the two separated St
Valentine's day of this year
Sen. John J. Pershing, command-er-inchief
of the A. E. F., has been
elected a member of the National
Council of the Girl Scouts. General
Pershing sent his acceptance of the
honor last night from Memphis,
Term., where he has been stopping
for the last tew days, to Mr. Jane
, Doeter Rippin at national headquar
ters of the Girl Scopts, 189 Lexing
ton avenue. The message was as
follows: ' '
"1 accept with pleasure the honor
which the national executive board
iff the Girl Scouts has done me in
asking ine to serve on the national
council. You will, of course, under-
stand that it will be impossible for
me to be an active member, as I un
derstand the duties of the members
of the national council are in the na
ture of honorary positions."
During the retenr city and nation
wide drive of the Girl Scouts for
leaders, members and funds General
Pershing supported the campaign
and contributed liberally to the or
ganization, expressing his apprecia
tion of the war services rendered by
the "little women of America.'
liree weeks ago at San Diego, in
the presence of 30,000 persons who
"irned out tf welcome the general.
Miss Nancy Waddel, scout captain,
ind seven members of the troop.
Prima Donna Sings
For Fellow Prisoners
On Snowbound Train
Stalled in a raging blizzard in
Minnesota enroute from St. Paul to
Oniahau Mine. Ellcu Beach Yaw,
noted (operatic singer, helped fel
low passengers on the train pass
Away hours by entertaining them
with a concert of old and modern
songs, staged under unique circum
stances. i ,
Mine. Yaw was accompanied by
Miss GeorgieJIa Lay, pianist, and
Harry H; Hall, her manager. When
they awoke Thursday morning thry
found the train completely banked
in with deep snowdrifts. . Officials
told the passengers they must pre
vpare for a 36-hour 'wait.
Thursday evening, in an icicle
festooned coach, lighted only by
t'ue moon and a single flickering
caudle, Mme. Yaw sang to a strange
audience of passengers, train crew
and snow shovclers.
Mine. Yaw will give, a concert
at the Auditorium here Monday eve
ning. Murdered Mans Pal :;'
Chases Suspect Across
Rio Grande and Back
After two years of dogged trail
ing, from Omaha down across the
Rio Grande into Mexico and back to
Chicago, Nick Honele succeeded in
effecting the capture Friday of the
alleged murderer of his pal, Rafael
Gonicales, who Was hacked to death
in January, 1918, in a rooming
house at Twenty-third and L streets.
' South Side.
Miguel Cortez, alias Andreas
Leon, is the name of the alleged
slayer, lit was seen to enter the
house with Gonzales before the mur
der. Police -began a nation-wide
search for him at that time, but fail
ed" to locate him. Honele. room
mate' of Gonzales, swore to avenge
ihc killing of his friend and took up
the trail of the criminal.
Police Sergeant Paddy Rinn,
Southe Side, left lost night for Chi
cago to brmg back the accused mur
derer.. ,
Two Tie for First Place
In "Missing Name" Contest
Two contestants tied for first
place in the Missing Name contest
conducted in conjunction with the
Omaha Automobile show by the Ne
braska Clothing company. Both let
let's were received by the judges un
dtfr special delivery stamps and
postmarked 6:20 a. m. .Sunday. It
was decided to award each winner
duplicate prizes. The two tieing
contestants were:. M. J. Gilman of
the M:d-West Milks Products com
pany and Stephen R. Cumming of
the Nebraska Telephone company,
both living t the V. M. C. A.
Other winners of prizes were: R,
F. Howe, 1320 Farnant street; Llden
Peterson, 2644 Dodge street; G. A.
Thorsen, Chatham, room 50: Mrs.
O. C Roeborough, 2434 Brown
street; Mrs. Elizabeth Dickens, 2509
Farnam street; E. L. Barr, Oakdale,
Neb.; William J. Flvnn, 2328 South
Fifteenth street; Phillip Wright,
2777 Chicago street; Charles W.
Westley, 2721 South Tenth street,
and Robert Cole, 504 South Twenty
sixth avenue. The missing cars
were Haynes and Milburn Electric.
"JustlTaking Furs to Show
Husband," Is Woman's Plea
Abbie Haley, colored, was sen
tenced to the penitentiary for a term
of one to seven years by District
Judge Troup yesterday when she
pleaded guilty to a crtarge of grand
tarceny at the Burgess-Nash Co.
store. . , .
"I wasn't stealing them furs," she
said. "I was just going to take 'em
up on the next floor and show 'era
to my husband."
Abbie was in the county jail the
night of the riot, September 28, 1919,
and was released with a number of
other women prisoners when the
fire became hot 1
Boy Bandit Admits His Gang
Stole $57 From Omaha Store
Sam Bonaceo, 12 years old, ad-
mitted in juvenile court Saturday
morning that he and seven other
boys broke into Megeath s store last
Monday night and stole $57. Sam
was returned by order of the court
to the Kearney industrial, school,
: from which he was .recently re
leased. His,,Tals were placed in
RrrenriewJne for, two months!
Luxurious Davenports
Make the Home More Cozy
NO MATTER how elesrant a room
may be, it always - will lack
tomuthin; unless it has the homelike
lip that comfort lends it.
These ilavenports will give to
your rooms all that is needed of com
fort and charm. '
Mahogany and Cane Sofa
Full cane hack; 'luxuriously up
holstered seat, in fine
.V wonderful value;
back and tapestry
seat, at
Mahogany Davenport
has .cane
Overstuffed Davenport
Spring filled, removable cash-
ions; small ligureu tap
cstry upholstering ....
Velour Davenport
Three-Piece Parlor Suite
Overstuffed construe
tion and regular size . .
: Mahogany frames with cane
backs; velour covering. Suite con
1 sists of sofa, chair dN pq rn
and rocker, complete. . .4 lOtOf
Coffee Percolators
These aluminum percolators have
black ebonized handles...
Electric Irons
Regular size; fitted with cord ' Qj"
and switch; 8-lb. size........... ,;&50
Period Bedroom Appointments
in Mahogany, Walnut, Ivory
Choose from these and get the
most in value-giving.
Mahogany Period Rocker Cane
seat and very beauti- t 1 C
ful, at V pl3
Cane Seat Walnut Berch William
and Mary design, at, $ 1 4
Ivory Bedroom Bocker Period de
sign, cane seat; for QIC
only ...... i... v 413
Oak Bedroom Rocker High back
and wood seat, for tC
only ,.P3
Cane Seat Oak Chair Neat de
sign, golden ( i
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m6wAR6 ST. BETWEEN 188.16'
Measure This Store By, Its Values
Then You'll Appreciate Its Bigness -
Ever since this store was founded, it has been our ideal to offer its patrons
the utmost in value giving,' and to sell only the best in
furniture. ' Not necessarily expensive furniture,
but the kind that has quality built
into it, through and through
So we started years ago. Our business has grown beyond expectation:
''VALUE GIVING, QUALITY and SERVICE' is our ideal today
Beautify Your Home Yith Attractive Curtains and Draperies
Figured Marquisettes
Especially adapted for bungalow
windows and for bedrooms, where
you wish to save the expense of over
drapes. 36-inch widths in ASZn
choice patterns, at, yard. ODC
Bordered Marquisettes
and Scrims
Never were there so many original
ideas for effectively dressing the windows
of your home never such a wealth of
wonderful materials.
Imported Curtain Nets
40 to 50-inch widths; for curtains, lace
shades and panels. Beautiful patterns;
' psr yard , .
' $1.75 to $5.00
Filet Net Curtains
'White, ivory and cream ; 36 to 43
inches wide ; pretty all-over patterns.
65c to $1.50 per yard
Tu cream, white
cellent. quality,
ecru ; ei-
V. I "7C
per yard itUU
Lace Shades
For your series of windows. We
specialize in patterns made expressly
for this purpose all necessary trim
mings to go with them. Per yard,
.,h.e.flne.s.,:.. $2.50 to $5.50
We carry a beautiful line of Madras
in 50-inch widths; heavy quality, for
window draperies; colors Gold, ' Blue,
Brown, Mulberry and Green, dr
per yard, $3.00 to . ; ....... . 00
Allow us to tell you bout our peclal mothod of making Lac
Shde it I different from tho ordinary.
Our work room forces "have been doubled, and we are now
equipped with the most modern drapery work room in the
middle west,
Beautiful Yet Inexpensive Dining RoonvFurhiture
This is a suite that we unhesitatingly recommend to you,
because we know it is right; of excellent construction through
out and nicely finished in Jacobean oak.
Beautiful William and Mary Period and priced separate
ly as follows: " , . '
Beautiful Buffet of Generous Pro
portions; fiO inches long; well ar-
ranged cupboard
drawer space, at
poavaneo, each
Extension Table of. Exceptional
Beauty, large top, well (tjCQ CA
Chairs Are Covered With Qsnuine
Leather; they are solidly construct
ed, handsome in ap- CIO
made, neatly finished, at
Dining Room Furniture in Fumed
and Golden Oak
54-inch Massive Plank Top Buf ct,
turned Oak Buffet of gtfod quality,
designed in straight lines, 42 inches
long. French plate mir
ror. Bowen's price ....
Excellent Buffet in selected oak,
rich golden finish and
well made, at !
ected oak,
golden polish finish,
Colonial design, at . .
Fumed Oak High Back Chairs, gen
nine leather seats at tfjc or
Bowen's price ...$JOJ
Furnish Y o u r Bedroom With Bowen's Good Furniture
Here you can ht suited both regarding price and
quality our-designs are pleasing.
Genuine Walnut Beds,
excellent value at . . .
Walnut Dresser to
handsome design and
well made, at . . . h . .
Walnut Ghifforette
in same suite, at . .
Mahogany Poster Bed; beauti
ful design; ' excellent (tiCC
value at WO
Napoleon Bed in Oak; massive
Massive Colonial Dresser, quar
tered oak; large mird;o 7 c
ror at
Excellent Display of Simmons Steel
Beds in All Finishes
Easy Chairs in Abundance All
Sizes, Styles and Upholstering
Ri:GAKl)LESS of how well fur
nished your home may be, there
is room for a really comfortable
chair or rocker. That kind of chair
or rocker can be selected here at
your entire satisfaction. '
Pine Tapestry Rockers
Luxurious and comfortable, ma
hogany rockers and . tlQ 7C
overstuffed design $3ytJ
Karpen "Quality" Rocker
An overstuffed rocker in tapes
try; best construction $70 Cft
throughout u ...... .P ' O.DU
Cane Back Rocker ,
A mostjbeautiful rocker, with'
fine tapestry seat, at
Fireside Rockers
Cane back and old rose velour
seat; Queen Anne, de
sign, at
Wood Seat Rockers
In mahogany finish and solid
oak ; excellent values and
selling as low as . . ..
Excellent Quality Brooms
Made of excellent quality broom, corn; -j j
handle is smooth and strong ODC
Carpet Sweepers
Excellent construction and made
of steel; fully guaranteed.
A -Pullman Sle eper With
Wind Shield His Favorite
The shell .body and hood are of
desirable design.
This Lloyd Loom Woven Cm
viage is unbreakable and well fin
ished; proof against weather. .
Has adjustable hood ; lir.ed with
Bedford cord.
Strongly made, resilient springs, re
versible gear, full tubular handles.
Your choice of Ivory, $00 7C
Brown or Gray ........ sy J
Lloyd StrollersLoom woven, in
choice colors, fitted with d 1 7 or
leather cloth hood . . . . . 1 .OD
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